Inbound and outbound Metra commuter trains meet at 16th Street Tower on the Rock Island District during a Friday afternoon rush. Both trains are powered by MP36PH-3S locomotives, with 416 sporting... (more)
Metra 416 leads a outbound train under the soon to fall Rock Island cantilevers in Robbins.
Metra Train 2141 makes its way through A-5 Tower onto the CP C&M Sub. as it rolls towards Fox Lake with a Milwaukee District North Line commuter move behind an MPI MP36PH-3S.
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While making a run to Des Plaines Hobbies, I decided to stop at Bensenville first. Here, Metra 416 shoves train 2242 back towards the Loop while outbound train 2223 makes a stop at Bensenville.
Metra MP36 416 leads a outbound train past the searchlights in Bensenville.
A snowy station meet along the Metra.
Metra, pushing to Chicago on a rainy (and very windy) night, passes the Tower at Rondout.
Metra train number 2115 crosses the Des Plaines River on its way to Libertyville's station.
METRA trainsets lay silent in the Elgin coach yard, awaiting tomorrow's rush of passengers into Chicago.
An outbound scoot finds the sweet light coming through the S curves at Morgan Street.
An outbound Metra train stops at Galewood as the snow picks up.
On Halloween, a westbound Metra clatters the diamonds at Franklin Park while the setting sun causes a neat glint off of the Sears Tower.
Metra departs North Union toward the Milwaukee West line and Elgin.
A classic Chicago photo spot. Developers have stacked another thirty story skyscraper in this area that now casts shadows on the tracks in the later afternoon.